BHM art exhibit shows range and beauty

BHM art exhibit shows range and beauty

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Black History Month is being celebrated at the West Orange Public Library with an art exhibit of installations, quilts and collages, on display until Feb. 29. Curated by Mansa Mussa, the show is called “Fertile Soil: Ancestors and Icons” and also features Mussa’s own work. “You have people who have inspired […]

WOAC has exciting plans this summer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Center will host several art opportunities and exhibits during July and August. On Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heidi Sussman will hold a one-day workshop on hot and cold wax techniques for photo enhancement. Admission is charged. For more information, contact Sussman at […]

Don’t miss WOAC’s second pop-up exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — French photographers Vincent Benoit and Jean Minthe are exhibiting at the West Orange Arts Center’s second pop-up show. Both are avid hikers whose photographs capture the wildlife and landscape of the parks in Essex and Morris counties. Come see their work and meet Benoit and Minthe, along with Betsy Meyer-Donadio and […]

WOAC to hold two pop-up art galleries in June

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council presents two back-to-back pop-up art gallery shows in June. The first show will open on Saturday, June 3, from noon to 4 p.m. and run through Friday, June 16. The second show will open on Saturday, June 17, from noon to 4 pm and run through […]

CCR launches video competition for SouthNext project

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The community is invited to bring SOMA’s diversity to the big screen through “My Story,” a video competition hosted by the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race. Residents of all ages are invited to produce two-minute video vignettes with their smartphone or tablet that feature the vibrant life and […]